Gimme Danger

There's a pretty sharp irony in the fact that Iggy Pop and the Stooges- the ones who invented punk rock, who have never sold out, who want no part of the fame and money offered from the corporate nipple, who never played ball with any person in a suit, and who stand against everything that … Continue reading Gimme Danger

Let It Be

Does the world really need to spend any more time thinking about or examining the Beatles? Nobody- no matter how good or influential they may have been- really deserves so much scrutiny or attention. There are other bands out there; the myth-making has long run its course, and the cash-extraction that continues every 5-10 years … Continue reading Let It Be

Hoshikuzu Kyôdai No Densetsu (The Legend of the Stardust Brothers)

So, Osamu Tezuka is basically the godfather of modern manga, and arguably the greatest manga artists in history. I mean, his comics- from Astroboy to Buddha- are brilliant and influential. His storytelling techniques have been copied a million times over by pretty much everyone else, and he could pretty much do anything he wanted and … Continue reading Hoshikuzu Kyôdai No Densetsu (The Legend of the Stardust Brothers)